Tag Archives: Jesus Christ Superstar

EVITA: the “Montage”

Is the “Montage” that takes us from Eva’s final collapse through to her deathbed “Lament” is really a satisfying moment dramatically. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1970s Musicals

The Saturday List this week features some of my favourite songs from 1970s musicals. Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Pilate and Christ”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. More than four decades since Jesus Christ Superstar first debuted, the line ‘Someone Christ, King of the Jews’ from “Pilate and Christ” still jars. It’s … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “King Herod’s Song”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar is a rock opera that rocks out until suddenly, late in Act II, Herod arrives and … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Simon Zealotes”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. I first thought about including “Simon Zealotes” in this series of posts when I posted “Tommy, Can You Hear Me?” earlier this month. The two … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “Judas’ Death”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. One of the most disturbing parts of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar, “Judas’ Death” documents Judas’ descent into a suicidal mania … Continue reading

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March Monikers: “This Jesus Must Die”

March 2012 at Musical Cyberspace is all about songs with people’s names in the title. “This Jesus Must Die”, from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar, is a creepy little song sung by creepy little men with … Continue reading

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